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Extremely Rare 1880 Judd-1663 Half Eagle Pattern

1880 $5 Liberty Head Half Eagle, Judd-1663, Pollock-1863, R.8, PR61 Red and Brown PCGS. The regular issue design for the With Motto Liberty half eagle. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This example is sharply struck with mirrored fields and reflective devices. Both sides have pale orange color with faint hairlines, the result of cleaning at some time in the past. Hints of attractive iridescent toning are visible, especially on the obverse. Just three examples of this variety are known:

Proof. Harlan P. Smith; J.C. Mitchelson; Connecticut State Library.
PR61 Red and Brown PCGS. The example offered here with pedigree below.
PR66 Red and Brown PCGS. Quality Sales (11/1970), lot 1339; Harry W. Bass, Jr. (Bowers and Merena, 5/1999), lot 1378.
Ex: King Farouk; State Rare Coin Auctions (1/1981); 2001 ANA Sale (Heritage, 8/2001), lot 8411.
From The Jones Beach Collection. (PCGS# 72048)


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January, 2007
3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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